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Teacher Diversity in Public Schools: Fact or Fiction?

After a recent report found that the number of teachers in public schools has more than doubled over the last three decades, took a deeper look at what it found to be a rosier than likely picture of the state of teacher diversity.

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Report: Black Students with Black Teachers Are More Likely to Go to College

According to a new study by Johns Hopkins University, black students are more likely to go to college if they have a Black teacher. And, they are even more likely to attend if they have two!

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Según un nuevo estudio realizado por la Universidad Johns Hopkins, es más probable que los estudiantes afroamericanos vayan a la universidad si tienen un maestro afroamericano. ¡Y es más probable que asistan si tienen dos!

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What are dual-language schools?

Part of what makes California such a dynamic and exciting place to live is its diversity.  Linguistically, it’s the most diverse in the nation. According to the Los Angeles Times, over 220 languages are spoken in our state!  

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5 Things to Know About Stanford University’s “Getting Down To The Facts”

Bringing together a ton of really smart people from over 30 institutions, Stanford University recently released the findings of its “Getting Down to Facts” research project that took a hard look at the status of California’s school finance and...

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My kids' charter schools keep them safe and focused on what matters most: their education.

I, like most parents, want what's best for my kids - including the greatest education possible so that they can succeed well beyond high school and after college. Unfortunately, where you live, color of your skin, and income level can affect the...

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